Enjoy making people look good? Love to cook? Careers in culinary & cosmetology let you express your creativity & nurture your desire to serve others.
With more than 40,000 food service workers employed in the Central Florida region, culinary arts and food production offers a unique opportunity to enter this fast-growing field right away. The cosmetology profession has a continuous need for well-trained hair, skin and nail specialists. Jobs in the cosmetic industry include not only those in customer care, but also those in the merchandising, scientific and editorial fields.
Meet Zach Kinberg
Sous Chef, CrossFire Restaurant
EFSC's Commerical Foods & Culinary Arts program provides students with the skills necessary to enter the workforce and gain on-the-job experience. Careers include culinary manager, food and beverage manager, pantry cook, executive chef and many more. The Culinary program can be completed in two semesters and is offered on the Cocoa campus.
Cosmetology is a one-year postsecondary vocational certificate program which consists of 1,200 contact hours. Courses in fundamental skills, theory and techniques, sales, public relations and salon management help to prepare students to take the State Board Licensing Examination. EFSC students have a pass rate of close to 95 percent. Cosmetology students also learn fundamentals in nails and skin care. If you would like to specialize in Nails and/or Facial-Skin Care, we offer custom programs in those specialties that are only one semester.